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AP Comparative Government Mexico Test

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5 Matching Questions

  1. interest groups
  2. anti-clericalism
  3. civil society
  4. agro-export model of developement
  5. patron-client relations
  1. a neofeudal realtionships in which "patrons" gain the support of "client" through the mutual exchange of benefits and obligations
  2. b opposition to the political power of religious institutions or the clergy
  3. c a network of voluntary associations that exists outside the state, such as professional organiztions, trade unions, student and women's groups, religious bodies, fraternal organizations, athletic leagues, musical societies, etc.
  4. d organizations that seek ro represtn the interest (usually the economic interests) of their members in dealing with the government
  5. e a strategy for economic developement in which a country exports agricultural products, minerals and petroleum, and imports manufactured goods

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. a recipient of an ejido land grant
  2. a mexican factory (usually near the US border) that produces goods for export
  3. an informal aspect of policymaking in which a powerful patron offers resources such as land, contacts, protection or jobs in return for the support and services of lower-status and less powerful clients; corruption, preferential treatment and inequality are charcteristic of clientelist politics
  4. land granted by the Mexican government to an organized group of peasants
  5. an economic developement strategy in which the state guides the process of private industrial and agricultural developement, encourages the formation of investment capital and the establishment of businesses, and protects domestic businesses from foreign competition

5 True/False Questions

  1. coup d'etata network of voluntary associations that exists outside the state, such as professional organiztions, trade unions, student and women's groups, religious bodies, fraternal organizations, athletic leagues, musical societies, etc.

          

  2. divided governmenta government in which the president or chief executive is from a different political party than the political party that has a majority in, or which dominates, the national legislature

          

  3. NAFTAthe General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade, a multilateral agreement that sought to promote freer trade among countries; predecessor to the WTO

          

  4. GATTthe General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade, a multilateral agreement that sought to promote freer trade among countries; predecessor to the WTO

          

  5. presidencialismoan informal aspect of policymaking in which a powerful patron offers resources such as land, contacts, protection or jobs in return for the support and services of lower-status and less powerful clients; corruption, preferential treatment and inequality are charcteristic of clientelist politics

          

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